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The United Methodist Church has a long history of concern for the social justice issues of the day.

We believe God's love for the world is an active and engaged love, a love seeking justice and liberty. 

Learn how United Methodists are called to live differently and work toward a different kind of world than the one we have now. 

Since the Church’s inception, Methodists have been actively involved in social and political matters in order to build a more peaceful and just world. Graphic by Laurens Glass, United Methodist Communications.
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Is The United Methodist Church involved in politics?

Can United Methodists be politically active? The Social Principles offer guidance about the interaction of church and politics.

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Members and supporters of the Coalition of Immokalee (Fla.) Workers pray in Nashville, Tenn., at the conclusion of a protest against the Publix supermarket chain's refusal to join a farm workers' rights labor program. The Book of Resolutions of the United Methodist Church demands that employers "treat farm workers and their families with dignity and respect.” Photo by Mike DuBose, UM News.
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Does The United Methodist Church support workers' rights?

The United Methodist Church supports workers' rights in a heritage that goes back to early Methodism in England.

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